SatRDays are community-led, regional conferences to support collaboration, networking and innovation within the R community.

satRday Paris 2019 will be held on Saturday February 23th 2019 from 09.00 to 17.30.

This event will take place at AgroParisTech.

More information in the very near future.


Lionel Henry
Software Engineer at RStudio
Henrik Bengtsson
Assistant Professor at University of California
Suzan Baert
BI and Data Analytics consultant at Hedera Insight
Bea Hernandez
Data Scientist at DatMean
Denis Roussel
Lead Data Scientist at Datapole


Hadrien Commenge
Professor in Geography


Sophie Donnet
Statistical researcher at INRA, UMR AgroParisTech/INRA


Kim Antunez
Statistician at French Ministry of Health and Solidarities
Timothée Giraud


Étienne Côme
Researcher at IFSTTAR


Fanny Meyer
DataMuse & DataDreamRs at dreamRs
Victor Perrier
DataArtist & DataDreamRs at dreamRs
Corentin Roquebert




Please note that the order is subject to change

Start End
09:00 09:30 Opening - Colin Fay & Muriel Epstein & Julien Chiquet
09:30 10:30 Lionel Henry - Programming in the tidyverse
10:30 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 11:45 Fanny Meyer & Victor Perrier - TBA
11:45 12:30 Bea Hernandez - TBA
12:30 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 14:00 Hadrien Commenge - TBA
14:00 14:30 Denis Roussel - TBA
14:30 15:00 TBA
15:00 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 16:00 TBA
16:00 17:00 Henrik Bengtsson - The {future} package
17:00 17:15 Closing - Diane Beldame


Two workshops are hold at the same time.

Please note that the order is subject to change

Start End
11:00 12:30 Susan Baert: Introduction to the tidyverse.
11:00 12:30 Sophie Donnet: Machine Learning, deep learning with R
12:30 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 15:00 Étienne Côme, Kim Antunez, Timothée Giraud: R & GIS
13:30 15:00 Corentin Roquebert: Textual analysis with R
15:00 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 17:00 TBA
15:30 17:00 TBA


Standard Registration

Billetterie Weezevent

Free tickets

We've got some tickets available for free for:

  • Students
  • People in need
  • Unemployed

Send us an email at with a short description of your situation if you want to get one.


satRday Paris will be held at AgroParisTech, centre Claude Bernard

Access :

  • 16 rue Claude Bernard
  • Metro: Gobelins or Censier
  • Organizers

    Lead Organizing Committee

    Colin Fay
    Data Scientist & R Hacker at ThinkR
    Muriel Epstein
    Teacher-researcher at Aix Marseille Université
    Julien Chiquet
    Statistical researcher at INRA, UMR AgroParisTech/INRA

    Organising Committee Volunteers

    Diane Beldame
    Data Scientist, consultant & trainer
    Antoine Bichat
    Biostatistician, PhD student
    Pierre Formont
    Data Scientist
    Cervan Girard
    Data Scientist, consultant & trainer
    Christophe Dervieux
    R - Admin


    satRday is a non-profit, volunteer-run event, and we rely on sponsorship for making it happen. We are looking for sponsors for Paris satRday. Your financial help and commitment to the R community are greatly appreciated and essential to making this event possible! Please get in touch with us through email if your business is interested in discussing sponsorship.

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    Code of Conduct

    satRday is dedicated to providing a harassment-free and inclusive conference experience for all in attendance regardless of, but not limited to, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, physical attributes, age, ethnicity, social standing, religion or political affiliation.

    We do not tolerate harassment of participants (including organisers and vendors) in any form. Sexual innuendos and imagery are not appropriate for any conference venue, including presentations.

    Anyone violating these rules may be given warning or expelled from the conference (without a refund) at the discretion of the conference organisers.

    Our code of conduct/anti-harassment policy can be found here.